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Westford, MA. September 2, 2022. — Citing the desire to “blow up” and completely redefine the post-pandemic conference and event experience, Trender Research announced today that the 10th Annual OTT Executive Summit (www.OTTexec.com) will be postponed until 2023.
Brian Mahony (www.linkedin.com/in/brianjmahony), CEO of Trender Research and President of the 50,000+ strong OTT Executive Community including the largest OTT group on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1994425), provided several reasons for this big change:
“I want to thank our Advisory Board for helping us think through what we originally thought was a difficult decision but turned out to be an easy choice to make. In short, we want to completely overhaul the post-pandemic format, value, and experience for our executive level attendees, speakers, and sponsors. After almost a decade of providing an engaging format through interactive discussions, audience participation, custom research, shared meals, exclusive receptions, boat cruises, fun surprises such as our mid-afternoon cocktails, and of course our signature “Trender Panel” focus groups of ordinary viewers, we want to continue innovating in the post-pandemic world. In the past two years we were proud to trail-blaze a virtual format for the OTT Executive Summit that saw our intimate gathering of 250 executives meeting in New York City blow up into a global online conference ten times that size— and most importantly maintain 90%+ approval ratings— and now we want to “level up” once again and not simply go back to what we were doing before.”
Mr. Mahony went on to give several glimpses of what the new format will look…Continue
Posted by Brian Mahony on September 2, 2022 at 11:45am
This note provides a recap and links to the VOD recordings and presentations from last week's 9th annual OTT Executive Summit (www.OTTexec.com). We're grateful to the almost 1,500 attendees from around the world and many more who are watching the VOD recordings every day. In the end, we brought together 125 industry leaders (out of 350+ candidates considered) as speakers and curated 35 fantastic sessions across a range of informative topics.
Here is the agenda and program to follow along:
Day 1: https://lnkd.in/e2jxmQ8T
Day 2: https://lnkd.in/eji2CRCw
Day 3: https://lnkd.in/eDGvCzUG
Congrats to the OTT Executive Awards recipients:
“OTT Genius”-- Evan Shapiro, NYU
“OTT Hero”-- Manish Sinha, To The New
“OTT Guru”-- Matt Moore, Zype
“Best of Show”-- To The New
“Best Innovation”-- rlaxxTV
“Best ROI”-- Zype
-Andrew Hare, MAGID: https://lnkd.in/e2ZxKMRq
-Paul Erickson, Parks Associates: https://lnkd.in/eSAEzs9Y
-Vern Freedlander: https://lnkd.in/ek86dyM5
-Paratus People's Jamie Walker webinar: https://lnkd.in/erY-fvUi
-Evan Shapiro: "Media Universe", ad fraud "Pizza Pie Charts", and the "gaming metaverse": …
Posted by Brian Mahony on May 31, 2022 at 3:53pm
***Register Now for Next Week*** www.OTTexec.com/registration
***Announcing the final speaker lineup and agenda for OTT Executive Summit***
I'm proud to announce, but also humbled by all the support, our final agenda (www.OTTexec.com/agenda) and 125 amazing speakers (www.OTTexec.com/speakers) for the 9th annual OTT Executive Summit (www.OTTexec.com --virtual/global/free-- November 16-18).
Thanks to sponsor support, we decided to make registration 100% gratis this year (versus $1,495). Let's take a moment to thank them:
-Foxxum/ rlaxx TV https://lnkd.in/exsi6zma
Posted by Brian Mahony on November 13, 2021 at 12:00am
(www.OTTexec.com/agenda Nov. 16-18)
After six weeks of working through many great suggestions, I think we've curated 36 awesome sessions that are topical and very strategic for understanding the current state of the OTT industry. Over the next few weeks we'll be populating the agenda with speakers (don't worry if you haven't heard from us yet, you will).
*** Speakers and Sponsors!
We are still deluged with speaking and sponsor requests. That being said, now that the agenda is posted we see spots for about 30-40 more speakers. Thank you for your patience for those who have already submitted. Last year we had over 300 candidates for about 135 spots and we expect to exceed that this year. We are processing requests in this order (send inquires to corresponding email address please):
1. Keynoters (keynoters@OTTexec.com)
2. Sponsors (sponsors@OTTexec.com)
3. Moderators (moderators@OTTexec.com)
4. Speakers (speakers@OTTexec.com)
Posted by Brian Mahony on September 9, 2021 at 5:30pm
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